NEW ENGLAND CRUISE

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Norwegian Gem

7 Night Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 16, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8024

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

WE ENJOYED OUR CRUISE WE ONLY WISH THE LEAVES HAD BEEN CHANGING IN MAINE AND HALIFAX WE WOULD DO ANOTHER CRUISE WITH NORWEIGAN WE LIKED THE FREESTYLE CRUISE

Embarkation

3 out of 5
THE PICK UP AT LA GUARDIA WAS TERRIBLE THERE WAS NO ONE THERE TO TELL US WHERE TO GO HAD TO FIND SOMEONE WE WERE TAKEN BY TRANSPORT TO ANOTHER LOCATION TO CATCH A BUS TO PIER WE ARRIVED AT 10:20 AM AND DID NO GET TO PIER TILL AFTER 1:30 AFTER THAT THE PROCESS WENT FAIRLY WELL THE SHIP DID NOT LAVE PORT TILL 7PM WE WERE TOLD WE HAD TO BE ON BY 2:00 PM AND SHIP WAS TO LEAVE AT 4pm

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
ATE IN THE GARDEN CAFE MOST OF THE TIME THE FOOD WAS FAIR WITH GOOD CHOICES BUT SEEMED A LITTLE OVER COOKED DID NOT EAT IN ANY SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
ENJOYED THE LIBRARY DID NOT DO OTHERS

Entertainment

5 out of 5
LIKED THE NIGHT OF COMEDY AND HYPNOTIST THE OTHER MUSIC WAS A LITTLE LOUD FOR US HOWEVER; THE DANCERS WERE VERY GOOD

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
OUR ROOM STEWART, I BELIEVE HIS NAME WAS RENARDO DID AN EXCELLENT JOB OF TAKING CARE OF US HE KEEPT OUR ROOM VERY NICE AND COMFORTABLE HE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE AND GOOD MORNING OR GOOD EVENING

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
OUR ROOM WAS VERY CONVENIENT TO STARDUST THEATER AND GARDEN CAFE WHICH WAS NICE THE SHIP LAYOUT WAS FINE EVERY THING WAS CLEAN AND WELL MAINTAINED

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
THIS WAS OUR FIRST BALCONY ROOM WE LOVED IT WE FELT LIKE THERE WAS PLENTY OF ROOM WE HAD THREE SUITCASES AND STILL HAD PLENTY OF ROOM LIKED HAVING A COUCH TO SEAT ON AND THE DECK CHAIRS

Ship tip

THIS WAS OUR FIRST FREESTYLE CRUISE IT WAS VERY COMFORTABLE AND EASY GOING AND YOU COULD BE CAUSUAL OR DRESSY WOULD DO AGAIN

Ports of call

New York, New York

5 out of 5
CLEAN WE STAYED IN NEW YORK FOUR DAYS WHEN CRUISE WAS OVER AND DID A EXCURSION WITH USA TOUR COMPANY WHILE THERE

Halifax, Nova Scotia

4 out of 5
THE PORT CITY WAS OKAY A LITTLE DISAPPOINTED IN IT. BUT DID THE DUCKS TOUR AND IT WAS GOOD

Saint John, New Brunswick

4 out of 5
ENJOYED THE CITY EXCURSION TO FAR TO WALK TO CITY ENJOYED THE PIPER BAGPIPES ON THE PIER BEFORE WE LEFT PORT

Portland, Maine

5 out of 5
THIS WAS THE BEST GOT A GOOD TRIP TO KENNEBUNK AND KENNEBUNKPORT LOVELY TOWN GOT TO SEE THE BUSH ESTATE ATE SOME MAINE LOBSTER NOT ENOUGH TIME TO WALK AROUND SHOPS

Boston, Massachusetts

5 out of 5
VERY INTERESTING CITY TOOK THE CITY TOUR VERY INTERESTING HISTORY

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
THE DISEMBARKATION WAS MUCH BETTER EXPECTED A LINE BUT IT MOVED PRETTY FAST EASY TO GET CAB BACK TO HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY

Traveler Photos

SUNSET LEAVING CAPE ELIZABETH,   PORTLAND ME  LOBSTER AT KENNEBUNK ME
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